A close call

Meaning: 1- An occasion when something you do not want to happen nearly happens. 2- a situation in which someone only just manages to avoid an accident or disaster Anlamı: 1-beklenmedik bir şeyin olması, ucu ucuna vuku bulması, meydana gelmesi. 2- Kıl payı kurtulma; paçayı zor kurtarma. 3- Kıl payı farkla sonuçlanan Examples: `”That was“A close call” yazısının devamını oku

A change of heart

Meaning: If you have a change of heart, you change your opinion or feelings about something. Anlamı: Tutum değiştirme; fikir değişikliği; inanç değimesi. Examples: She was going to sell her house but had a change of heart at the last minute. Several brokers have had a change of heart about prospects for the company. But“A change of heart” yazısının devamını oku

A case in point

Meaning: An example that shows that what you are saying is true or helps to explain why you are saying it. Anlamı: Söz konusu edilen, bahse konu olan meselenin/şeyin örneği. Examples: In many cases religious persecution is the cause of people fleeing their country. A case in point is colonial India. Supermarkets often charge too“A case in point” yazısının devamını oku

A can of worms

Meaning: A situation that causes a lot of problems for you when you start to deal with it. If you say that someone is opening a can of worms, you are warning them that they are planning to do or talk about something which is much more complicated, unpleasant, or difficult than they realize and“A can of worms” yazısının devamını oku

A breath of fresh air

Meaning: A refreshing change from what one is used to; Someone or something that is new, different, and exciting. Anlamı: Yeni bir nefes, taze soluk. Sıradan bir duruma bir kişinin veya birşeyin yeni bir hava katması, değişiklik getirmesi. Examples: Osborne’s play brought a breath of fresh air to the British theatre. As I say, we must introduce a“A breath of fresh air” yazısının devamını oku

A bone of contention

Meaning: Something that two or more people argue about strongly over a long period of time Anlamı: İnsanların üzerinde tartıştığı şey, tartışma konusu. Anlaşmazlık sebebi, çıban başı, ihtilaflı konu. Examples: Where to go on holiday is always a bone of contention in our family. The property left by their father was a bone of contention between the brothers. The“A bone of contention” yazısının devamını oku

A blessing in disguise

Meaning: something that has a good effect, although at first it seemed that it would be bad Anlamı: Beklenmedik lütuf, nimet olarak sözlüklerde tercümesini görsek de “bu işte bir hayr vardır”; “hayırlısı budur”; “vardır bir hikmeti” ifadeleri daha uygundur. Examples: The failure to conclude the trade talks last December could prove a blessing in disguise.“A blessing in disguise” yazısının devamını oku

Young turk

Meanings: 1-a member of a Turkish reformist and nationalist party that was founded in the latter part of the 19th century and was the dominant political party in Turkey in the period 1908–18. 2/a- A progressive, revolutionary, or rebellious member of an organization, political party, etc, esp one agitating for radical reform. 2/b-Any of a“Young turk” yazısının devamını oku

The grass is always greener on the other side

“The grass is always greener on the other side of fence” şeklinde bir kullanımı daha vardır. Meaning: Something that you say that means that other people always seem to be in a better situation than you, although they may not be. It uses in daily life those kind of situations: ·  to think that other’s“The grass is always greener on the other side” yazısının devamını oku